TITLE

CRÍTICA Y CONOCIMIENTO: ESTUDIOS SOCIALES DE LA CIENCIA Y TRANSFORMACIÓN CRÍTICA DE PRÁCTICAS EPISTÉMICAS

AUTHOR(S)
Sánchez, Sandra Lucía Ramírez
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Andamios;ene-abr2012, Vol. 9 Issue 18, p347
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this work, through a review of the debate carried out between Michel Lynch and David Bloor in 1992, as well as a re-reading of Peter Winch's work ''Understanding a primitive society'' (1964), I will argue that the processes of demystification of the knowledge that took place in the past decades shows a positive proposal. This consists in the possibility of offering a critical focus that would permit the social studies of science and technology to transcend their descriptivist limits. It makes possible that, even accepting that the epistemic practices are culturally dependent, that they are invaluable in the light of other cultures.
ACCESSION #
76110069

 

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